AP Government ChAPters 9 & 10

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1.  Anthony King's concept of "running scared" suggests that politicians
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2.  The Federal Election Commission
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3.  Which of the following functions do elections LEAST serve?
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4.  Which of the following functions do elections LEAST serve?
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5.  Daniel Smith argues that initiatives typically stem from
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6.  Of the following, which is the most direct form of democracy?
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7.  The election of 1800 was
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8.  What was the focus of the election of 1896?
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9.  Aside from overturning the Florida Supreme Court, what did the Supreme Court rule in Bush v. Gore (2000)?
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10.  Which of the following is TRUE about American elections over the past 100 years?
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11.  Which of the following statements about voting is FALSE?
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12.  What new way to register to vote was implemented with the passage of the Motor Voter Act?
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13.  Political efficacy refers to the belief that
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14.  Which of the following countries has the lowest voter turnout rate?
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15.  Which of the following characteristics would make one more likely to vote in an election?
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16.  The mandate theory of elections is the idea that
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17.  Which of these is the least important dimension of a candidate's image?
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18.  Research on voting behavior has shown that
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19.  Studies have shown that during the 1960s and 1970s,
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20.  The "electors" in the Electoral College are
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21.  Retrospective voting refers to voting for
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22.  While the threat of electoral punishment constrains policymakers, it also helps to increase generalized support for
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23.  Individuals who believe that they can influence government are also more likely to believe
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24.  In the 1976 case of Buckley v. Valeo, the Supreme Court ruled that
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25.  What does a presidential candidate have to do to qualify for federal matching funds?
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26.  The McCain-Feingold Act of 2002 did all of the following EXCEPT
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27.  Soft money consists of money
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28.  In its 2004 ruling the FEC ruled that 527 groups
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29.  Critics of the PAC system are concerned that
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30.  According to Herbert Alexander's "doctrine of sufficiency,"
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31.  Campaigns strengthen voter commitment to the usual party or the candidate they previously supported by emphasizing __________ as part of their campaign strategy.
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32.  Which of the following is true of modern campaigns?
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33.  The "candidate-centered age" refers to a system of modern campaigns that allows politicians to
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34.  In most advanced, industrialized countries, national campaigns
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35.  The first presidential caucus of the campaign season is traditionally held in
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36.  Today, most delegates to each major party's national convention are chosen by
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37.  The opening up of the process to choose delegates to the Democratic National Convention in the immediate aftermath of 1968 was spearheaded by
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38.  Superdelegates
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39.  Which of the following is NOT a criticism of the current system of presidential primaries and caucuses?
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40.  Proponents of a national primary argue that it would do each of the following EXCEPT
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41.  Over the years, television coverage of national party conventions has
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42.  Traditionally, Iowa holds the first presidential primary to choose delegates to each party's national conventions.
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43.  The national party convention functions to select presidential and vice presidential candidates and to write a party platform.
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44.  Unlike party convention delegates prior to 1968, most of today's delegates to Democratic conventions have few ties to experienced politicians or the party organization.
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45.  The Democratic Party has been more preoccupied since 1968 with party efficiency and winning elections rather than with broadening representation in the party and opening up its process.
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46.  The recent tendency of states to hold primaries early in the calendar year in order to capitalize on media attention is called frontloading.
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47.  Candidate's policy positions receive more media attention than does their campaign strategy.
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48.  A political party's statement of its goals and policies over the next four years is called the party platform.
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49.  The internet has had its greatest impact on campaigns in the area of advertising.
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50.  The Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974 was extremely effective in limiting the influence of money on campaigns and elections.
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51.  527 groups cannot explicitly urge citizens to vote for or against a candidate.
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52.  California's proposition 13 is an example of an initiative petition.
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53.  Nearly 80 percent of the voting eligible population voted in the election of 1896.
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54.  Because Bush had won the 2000 election by such a narrow margin, he governed in a highly congenial, bipartisan manner, which strengthened his candidacy among Democrats in the 2004 election.
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55.  Rational people might decide that the costs of voting outweigh the benefits.
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56.  The Motor Voter Act made voter registration easier.
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57.  Less than 30 percent of the population votes.
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58.  Single people are more likely to vote than are married people.
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59.  It is possible to manipulate a candidate's appearance in a way that affects voters.
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60.  States are responsible for choosing their state electors.
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61.  The president and vice president are selected by the American people.
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